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  • Winter 2013 Outlook
    Let me begin by saying that I loathe winter outlooks. I am not smart enough to forecast out that far. Most people are not. Even in January, it's impossible to know what the next three months will hold...
  • Top 15 Snowiest Years at Bridgeport's(BDR)
    In case you were wondering about the snowiest years for BDL and BDR, here's a graph showing the Top 15. It's true that if Bridgeport gets 2 inches of snow tonight they will enter the 2nd most snowiest...
  • Thankful for the Rain
    Connecticut was treated to a string of gorgeous days featuring relatively seasonable temperatures with some frosty mornings and dry weather. Besides a few drops of rain, the state has not seen more than...
  • 60th Anniversary: Worcester, MA Tornado
    When one thinks of southern New England one does not think of strong/violent or killer tornadoes here, and for great reason, as they are not very common, though not unheard of. In fact, just recently,...
  • Lightning Facts You Need to Know!
    Lighting safety awareness week is this week! Here are some lightning facts you need to know! What comes first, lightning or thunder? Lightning and thunder actually occur at the same time.  Lightning...
  • National Weather Service Open House
    Sunday, July 27 NWS Open House at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), Upton, NY This year's theme is “Communicating with the NWS” Sunday - July 27, 2014 Meeting from 9 - 10 am (For AMS...
  • Get Ready For The Fall Foliage
    I love autumn and leaf peeping. My favorite place on earth in fall is Mount Desert Island Maine, the home of Bar Harbor and the Bass Harbor Lighthouse, there’s no place like it. I haven’t...
  • November is Prime Time for Rare Birds
    September and October may have a greater diversity of migrant birds passing through Connecticut, but November is the month if you want to find rare vagrants.   Historically, with regard to rare...
  • What is Lake Effect Snow?
    Lake effect snow has been in the news frequently the past few days as areas in New York have received over 60 inches of snow! Have you ever wondered what it is exactly? Other than being every winter lovers...
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